Welcome to the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Association:
the official website for members, media and everyone interested in breeding, buying, racing and learning about the New Zealand thoroughbred horse.

Grateful thanks to equine photographer Trish Dunell for the beautiful photos in our banner set.


Latest News:

Battle Paint flys the flag for Chequers Stud ››
20 May 2015 | By Michelle Saba Last year’s Champion two-year-old in Singapore, Affleck (Battle Paint[USA]-Greenstone), has come back this season an improved horse and recently took out the Group One Singapore Guineas.
Huge bonus beckons Kiwi duo ››
18 May 2015 | By NZ Racing Desk Paul O’Sullivan will stick close to home with Aerovelocity in their bid for a massive pay-day.
Lime Country Thoroughbreds have had an exciting past week... ››
15 May 2015 | By Michelle Saba Courage, and determination, combined with good equine and sound business skills are reaping rewards for Jo and Greg Griffin of Lime Country Thoroughbreds.
Murray Baker breeds a stakes winner in Sucre ››
05 May 2015 | By Michelle Saba Champion race horse trainer Murray Baker has many accomplishments in the thoroughbred industry and he can now add breeding a stakes winner to that impressive list. Baker is the breeder of the Listed Great Easter Stakes winner Sucre.
John and Margaret Thompson enjoy recent success with Windsor Park Stud ››
01 May 2015 | By Michelle Saba Breeding stakes winners is nothing new for Windsor Park, they have an extensive roll of honour to be proud of, and recently they celebrated the success of two more black type wins with Leebaz and Lady Le Fay.

Contact us:

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Online Editor, Nicola Griffiths: nicola@nzthoroughbred.co.nz


Nominations have opened for NZB Insurance 2015 Pearl Series.
here for enrolment details


The 2015 Sunline Trust International Management Scholarship winner,
Benji King, has now arrived at Coolmore Stud, Ireland.

Read his blog HERE>>


The Irish National Stud Scholarship winner Dylan Treweek has arrived at the Irish National Stud

Read his blog HERE>>


Visit the New Zealand Racing
Hall of Fame here



The 2014 Stallion Register is now available and has been mailed to every current NZTBA member as part of their subscription. 
If you wish to receive a copy click here to become a member. 


Dates to Remember

2015 AGM - 21st July, 2015
3.30pm at a venue TBA





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